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Releasing Unexpressed Emotion

Randi G. Fine, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><i>“Unexpressed emotion will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.”</i> ~Sigmund …

Why Don't Animals Get Schizophrenia (and How Come We Do)?

Many of us have known a dog on Prozac. We've also witnessed the eye rolls that come with canine psychiatry. Doting pet owners—myself included—ascribe …

The Work-Life Balance Challenge: 6 People Share The Trick That Has Improved Their Lives

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Ever feel like trying to strike the perfect work-life balance has you teetering on the edge of insanity?<p>While it might be tempting (and easier) to simply push your personal needs to the side, it turns out this approach is likely to backfire on …

Work-life Balance

Stigmatized Schizophrenia Gets a Rebrand

Academia is calling for the abolishment of the term “schizophrenia” in hopes of finding a label that’s less stigmatized. Why people with the medical …

11 Questions You Might Secretly Have About Anxiety

Are you worried that you worry too much?<p>Many of us know what it feels like to feel anxiety. But how much anxiety is too much? What's normal? What's healthy? What's something to actually, you know, worry about?<p>BuzzFeed Life spoke to John M. Hettema, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry at …

Alertness to mental disorders key to preventing youth suicides

The students at SCEGGS and other Sydney private schools rocked by suicides in the past few months will all be united in asking why their respective …

‘Why Is Dad So Mad?’ Veteran Writes Book to Explain His PTSD to His Daughter

As he pulls up her colorful blankets and tucks his daughter Raegan in for bed, Retired Army 1st Sgt. Seth Kastle knows that tonight “bedtime” will be a little different.<p>Tonight, Seth will read his daughters "Why Is Dad So Mad?" — a book he wrote about himself.<p>Kastle served for 16 years in the Army …

Raised By Parents With Low Emotional Intelligence

<i>Ten-year-old Jasmine lies alone on her bed, glad to be sequestered behind the closed doors of her room. “It could happen,” she whispers quietly to</i> …

Siblings

Influence – The Psychology of Persuasion

We feel obligated to reciprocate acts of kindness. An example from the book is the practice of the sect of Hare Krishna to “give a gift” to a …

Domestic Violence & The Cycle of Abuse: Transgenerational Transmission of Trauma

Domestic violence and abuse are among the top precursors for developing depression and anxiety during adolescence and later in adult life. Sometimes …

Mental Health

Avoid Negative Thinking by Naming the Critical Voice In Your Head

There’s nothing wrong with a little negative thinking, but when you’re too critical with yourself, you can kill your motivation entirely. Naming the …

Self-help

What autism can teach us about psychoanalysis

It is probably impossible to watch Sophie Robert's extraordinary compelling documentary The Wall: Psychoanalysis Put to the Test for Autism, and not be outraged. Robert's brilliantly crafted polemic, released in France last year, exposes the plight of a person with autism in France today: first …

Psychopathic wiring: Disturbed differences - Ezine

Incarcerated psychopaths<p>Psychopathy is characterised as a personality disorder in which the afflicted lacks empathy for other people, feels no …

Neurology

4 Tips to Deal With Tween Attitude

Raising a tween isn't easy. They aren't yet as independent as teenagers (though they want to be) and they're more independent than younger kids. Many preteens deal with this uncertain time with what one Circle of Mom member calls "the Door Slamming-Foot Stamping stage."<p>Having made it through …

Would Judge Give Psychopath With Genetic Defect Lighter Sentence?

In 1991, a man named Stephen Mobley robbed a Domino's pizza in Hall County, Ga., and shot the restaurant manager dead.<p>Crimes like this happen all the time, but this particular case became a national story, in part because Mobley seemed so proud of his crime. After the robbery, he bragged about the …

The Psychology Behind Why Music Helps You Work Out

We know that music helps a lot of us through a workout, but the the psychology behind when music works and when it doesn't is still being …

Exercise

These two psychological tricks will get people to do you favors

There are two well-established methods get what you want through roundabout ways. Both actually work in practical situations. What's the best way to …

Psychology